You know both your body and mind need exercise. But how often do you make a concerted effort to put your money where your mouth is? So today we're gonna go over some popular exercise excuses. Some of these can be valid (for a time). Others don’t really hold up at all. So if the idea of running makes you run for the hills. Or if skipping your workout is the most skipping you've done in eons, … [Read more...] about Exercise Excuses (And Why They Don’t Hold Up)
8 Ways to Exercise When You’re Too Busy And Tired
So around January you might have decided it was time to start a new exercise routine. But then February got hectic. And you started to feel tired. Then finally you just dropped the exercise thing all together. So you told yourself you were just too busy. Of course, you know the benefits of exercise. Those endorphins make you feel amazing. Exercise helps burn fat. And it gives you loads of … [Read more...] about 8 Ways to Exercise When You’re Too Busy And Tired
4 Ways To Get Healthier Without Hard Work
You want to look fabulous. You wish fo glowing skin and hair. And you dream at night of feeling amazing and full of energy when you wake. But then reality hits, and you realize this is all horribly hard work. The benefits of getting healthy are a no-brainer. But getting there can feel like a drag. Well, at least until today. Today we're going to talk about little changes to start you healthy … [Read more...] about 4 Ways To Get Healthier Without Hard Work
Healthy Pregnancy Tips 101
So you're pregnant. Congrats! You probably already want to do everything you can for your growing little one. So keep this in mind. The more healthy choices you make during pregnancy, the better chance that your newborn baby will thrive. It doesn't matter whether this is your first child or another one to add to your brood. Or whether this is a happy accident or the joyful results of full … [Read more...] about Healthy Pregnancy Tips 101
Sleep and Weight Gain: The Surprising Connection
Have you hit a dead end with your weight loss goals, even though you've tried to do everything right? If so, there could be a surprising reason. Clean eating and exercise are vital parts of a healthy lifestyle. But ready to be shocked? Your sleep quality is just as important. Proper sleep is a vital lifestyle contributor to your weight loss success. You must become as dedicated to fixing your … [Read more...] about Sleep and Weight Gain: The Surprising Connection
Your Weight Loss Hormones. How to Make Them Work!
I’ve talked many times about how weight loss comes down to more than just calories. That’s why starving yourself tends to lead to short-term results. Much of your weight loss success comes down to balancing your weight loss hormones. Now, I’m not talking about your reproductive hormones. I’m talking about the hormones that are responsible for storing fat, and controlling your appetite. These … [Read more...] about Your Weight Loss Hormones. How to Make Them Work!
Workout Motivation: You Got This!
Thinking about hitting the gym to get yourself bikini body ready for the summer? Good going!. Motivation can make you or break you. So if you're able to push past motivation hurdles, then you're well on your way to success. Here's the thing. Your mind is a muscle that needs to be worked too. And it's easy to overlook that this is the very muscle that might be holding you back from your health … [Read more...] about Workout Motivation: You Got This!
Get Sweaty: How to Bump Up Your Workout
You won't lose weight without breaking a sweat. But even if you're hitting the gym on a regular basis, you might eventually reach a weight loss plateau. Why? Because your body has gotten used too used to your workout routine and needs something new. For instance, you need to mix plenty of strength workouts in with all your cardio. Taking part in a few different gym classes and sports will help … [Read more...] about Get Sweaty: How to Bump Up Your Workout
4 Ways To Avoid Running Injuries
(Photo Credit) Every year it seems like there’s a new exercise craze. It's great to diet and exercise. But there’s nothing better than a run if you want to get into shape. It works your whole body. And you can do it for free. Just make sure to watch your form. You don't want to injure yourself. So follow these four simple steps to avoid running injuries. (This is a collaborative post and … [Read more...] about 4 Ways To Avoid Running Injuries
Sixty Can Be The New Thirty For Fitness
(This is a collaborative post and contains affiliate links) Are fitness and health things that you only have to worry about when you’re old? Of course not. We have to prepare for our later years. New reports suggest that the percentage of the population over 60 will rise to 17 percent by 2050, We all need to be thinking about how to stay fit and healthy long after middle age. People who don’t … [Read more...] about Sixty Can Be The New Thirty For Fitness